Chicken Tamales Authentic Mexican Recipe

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Tamales de Pollo con Maseca hechos en casa

Cook Time:40



6 cups Maseca Corn Masa Mix for Tamales6 cups Chicken broth1 cup corn oil2 tsp salt or ITZZA Pollo Asado Seasoning1 tsp baking powder1 1/2 large rotisserie chicken2 cans salsa verde or tomatillo sauce1 bag corn husks


Soak the corn husks in warm water until soft.

Blend with an electric mixer Maseca corn masa mix for tamales, corn oil, salt, baking powder and the chicken broth to obtain a consistent mixture.

Shred the chicken and marinate in the green salsa or tomatillo sauce. Spread masa evenly over corn husks, and spread a spoonful of marinated chicken on top of the masa.

Fold the sides of the corn husk to center over the masa so that they overlap to make along package. Fold the empty part of the husk under so that it rest against the side of the tamale with a seam.

Place the tamales in a steamer and cook tamales for 35-40 minutes. Check every 20 minutes.The tamales are cooked when they separate easily from the corn husk.

Enjoy this delicious chicken tamales Mexican food recipe!

Tamales de Pollo con Maseca hechos en casa

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Chicken Tamales Authentic Mexican Recipe
5 Stars based on 5 Review(s)
Minot, North Dakota
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I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Masa

Absolutely, delicious masa recipe! Made this masa for a my husband's work potluck and my tamales were a hit! Moist and tasty! Won't purchase pre-pared masa anymore.

5 Stars

Review for Chicken Tamales - Mexican Recipe

I love Tamales, but this recipe is great for 2 reasons: 1) No LARD makes for a delicious, non-greasy tamale. 2) Flavorful Masa with just the right consistency! ENJOY :)

5 Stars

Review for Chicken Tamales - Mexican Recipe

these tamales are so good we make at least 5 times mamonth and on thanksgiving we make jumbo ones for my kids they adore them

5 Stars

Review for Chicken Tamales - Mexican Recipe

These are really good, my family asks for them atleast once a week and my friends always ask when im making more!!!!

5 Stars

Review for Chicken Tamales - Mexican Recipe

My daughter and her friends made these and used the verde sauce. They were a huge hit at our house. We will be making these on a regular basis. Highly recommend.

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